Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
showing the unemployment rate was better than expected. the presidential candidates had their first debate, and they are prepping for their own show down this weekend for the vice presidents. >> in his weekly address, president obama is talking about the sudden drop in unemployment that is good news for the economy and a great news for his reelection campaign. >> more americans are entering the workforce. more americans are getting jobs. if that unemployment dropped from 8.1% to 7.9%, but mitt romney -- >> we are having problems with that story. the latest political news on our website, wbaltv.com, with the up-to-date information for state, local, and national elections. >>> they had fought for years to fight extradition. now four suspects are in u.s. courts. how they answered the charges against them. he was convicted of stealing the pope's private papers and linking them to a journalist. why he may not spend any time in prison, next. prison, next. >>> an extremist clear-cut and four other suspect appeared in court today hours after they were brought for into the u.s. to face trial. the p
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
playing host to the debate about 48 hours. with the clock ticking towards their first face-off at the university of denver, both candidates are hunkering down. president obama in vegas. >> governor romney is a good debater. i am just ok. >> mitt romney releasing this op-ed about foreign-policy. >> they're trying to be as real as possible. mitt romney has been wearing a suit and tie. trying to get those answers crisp and appealing. >> the republican nominee trailing the president in a new battleground poll. >> obama has the upper hand, but it is close enough that with a strong performance on wednesday, he could take the lead in the national polls. >> in washington post poll shows the majority of voters think the president will win wednesday's debate even though the race remains tight. >> you have a very close election nationally, obama does have the edge in the key swing states. >> some of the reasons for the disparity. >> there's so much voter bloc and. many people have made up their minds. -- lock-in. many people have made up their minds. >> obama has an 11-point lead in swing states
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? we have team reaction. president obama and mitt romney face-off in the first of three presidential debates. we will have team coverage and lower oil voters will react. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it has been warm. how long will it stay warm? >> a couple of days. the front arrives friday at noon. it will feel almost wintry. the propofol. once called a deep fault. -- deep fall. if you like it warm in october, the next couple of days are for you. >> something for everyone. >> nightly news is next with brian williams. good night. >> we will see you 11:00.